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Jean Kennedy Smith, last surviving sibling of John F. Kennedy, dies at 92

The eighth of nine children born to Joseph and Rose Kennedy, Kennedy Smith was labeled "the shy Kennedy," long finding herself in the shadow of her famous father and brothers.

By REUTERS
18/06/2020
Mexico, India, Ireland, Norway elected to UN Security Council

One seat on the council remains open.

By REUTERS
18/06/2020
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Settlement boycott bill left out of new Irish government’s plans

Despite apparently dropping the bill, the government of Ireland, one of Israel’s biggest critics in the EU, does not broadly plan to let Israel off easy on the matter.

THE WEST BANK town of Efrat, with Bethlehem in the background.
Irish parties consider Occupied Territories Bill in gov't coalition talks

Fine Gael, a centrist political party and coalition partner of Fianna Fail under a rotational agreement, is allegedly opposed to the bill.

Ireland's Prime Minister Taoiseach Leo Varadkar speaks during a news conference on the ongoing situa
Irish PM Leo Varadkar re-enlists on medical register to battle coronavirus

Varadkar studied medicine at the Trinity College of Dublin and was listed within Ireland's medical register up until 2013.

Irish MP apologizes for saying Mossad tanked Jeremy Corbyn's campaign

Réada Cronin told a commenter that "When the Nazis come back, and they’re on the march, it’ll be Jeremy Corbyn who will stand with you. You are a disgrace to your forefathers."

By LEON SVERDLOV
20/02/2020
Lesley Manville and Liam Neeson give potent, star performances in ‘Ordinary Love’
Lesley Manville and Liam Neeson give star performances in ‘Ordinary Love’

A powerful story told in this unrated, 1 hour and 32 minute long film.

By KENNETH TURAN
19/02/2020
Israeli-Irish study: Global warming may cut lifespan of many species

Study suggests that the hotter the environment is, the faster the rate of living - which in turn leads to more accelerated aging and a shorter lifespan.

15/02/2020
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Will Sinn Féin’s ascent hurt Israel-Ireland relations? – analysis

There are two issues on the agenda when it comes to Israel and Ireland: the “Occupied Territories Bill” and possible recognition of a Palestinian state.

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